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Gordonstoun Elgin, Moray Visit
542 pupils, ages 13-18
Day and Boarding


Hearty outdoor activities and soul-stiffening adventure are still very much the order of the day at Gordonstoun – once notorious for being the school where spoilt children were sent to be toughened up – but cold showers, freezing morning runs and physical punishment are long gone. Forget ‘Colditz in kilts’: pupils learn through challenge and collaboration here. They embrace service and internationalism and throw themselves into a fully holistic, all-round education – equipped with an extraordinary enthusiasm you’d be hard pushed to find elsewhere. The school...
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  • Academic results

  • Subjects offered

  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Year 7-
    Year 8-
    Year 9£9,460
    Year 10£9,460
    Year 11£9,460
    Year 12£10,360
    Year 13£10,360
    Boarding fees per term

    Year 7£9,050
    Year 8£9,050
    Year 9£13,350
    Year 10£13,350
    Year 11£13,350
    Year 12£14,250
    Year 13£14,250

    Gordonstoun offers means-tested bursarial support as an augmentation of its scholarship programme, which gives awards in a variety of disciplines to students in the junior school, Year 9 and Year 12. These are offered through its designated bursary fund, The Prince Philip Gordonstoun Foundation, which supports around 30 per cent of current pupils with financial assistance. A variety of scholarships and awards is offered by the school, ranging from academic and sports awards to specific awards for pupils from certain areas of the UK (particularly parts of Scotland) and the children of serving armed forces personnel.

    For more information about the awards available, as well as the bursarial provision and charitable foundation, please go to:

    Bursary contact:
    Finance director Pamela Muir
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  • Pupils tell us

School Updates

  • 100 year old newspaper discovered at Gordonstoun

    A newspaper dating from 12 January 1922 has been found at Gordonstoun, the school which educated three generations of the Royal Family.
  • Scotland's Boarding Schools - Virtual Event

  • WATCH: Senior Campus Tour

  • WATCH: Gordonstoun - Our Home

  • WATCH: This is Gordonstoun

Gordonstoun is
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Elgin, Moray IV30 5RF

01343 837829


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